havdalah


hav·da·lah

noun, often capitalized \ˌhäv-də-ˈlä, häv-ˈd-lə\

Definition of HAVDALAH

:  a Jewish ceremony marking the close of a Sabbath or holy day

Variants of HAVDALAH

hav·da·lah also hab·da·lah \ˌhäv-də-ˈlä, häv-ˈd-lə\

Origin of HAVDALAH

Hebrew habhdālāh separation
First Known Use: 1733

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